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Travelers Senior Data Modeler / Developer in Hartford, Connecticut



Senior Data Modeler / Developer

Target Openings:


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with Product Owners (business partners), Architecture and Analysts to fully understand the business requirements and translate them into Conceptual, Logical and Physical models

  • Uses a variety of information gathering techniques (e.g., interviews, facilitation, diagrams) to gather complex business data requirements

  • Leads design reviews of data deliverables such as models, data flows, and data quality assessments

  • Partner with development teams to communicate business rules, data models and ensure test cases target the quality and integrity of the data model

  • Partner with DBAs to transform logical data models into physical database designs while optimizing the performance and maintainability of the physical database

  • Develop solid understanding of the various source data sets and assist in laying out the overall data design solutions

  • Promotes data modeling standardization, defines and drives adoption of the standards

  • Work with Data Management to establish governance processes around metadata to ensure an integrated definition of data for enterprise information, and to ensure the accuracy, validity, and reusability of metadata

  • Engage and build strong working relationships with IT, Business and Sourcing partners

Job Opening ID:


Environmental/Work Schedules/Other:

May occasionally require weekend or evening hours.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in applying data management principles and industry standards to design, build and maintain complex data model assets in Transactional/Operational, ODS, Data Warehouse and Data Marts applications

  • Effective communication skills and facilitation experience with business stakeholders to understand organization data needs and capture data requirements

  • Analyzes and translates business requirements into conceptual, logical and physical data models

  • Advanced skills in ER design, dimensional design, canonical design, object design, UML

  • Experience with a data modeling tool (ERWin, ER/Studio)

  • Experience in Data analysis and mapping, creation and usage of metadata

  • Ability to evaluate DDL for completeness and accuracy before submission to a DBA

  • Experience working with Oracle, SQL Server, IMS, DB2 databases and writing SQLs

  • Experience in delivering solutions using Agile and Iterative methodology

  • Experience with metadata management discipline and practices

  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills. Must be a self-motivated driver to find out data issues and resolve them quickly

  • Experience in vendor teamwork and working with onshore and offshore partners

  • Strong written communication, verbal communication, and facilitation skills

Job Category:

Management Information, Technology

Job Summary:


Are you comfortable working with product managers, architects, designers, and business partners to design and deliver high quality, reliable and maintainable Business intelligence & Analytic applications? Do you have the desire to work on a team focused on continuous improvement? Then Claim Business Intelligence Technology is the place for you, here you will join a team dedicated to the happiness of our customers.

Our Team

We're dedicated to enabling our technology systems to be as intuitive, delightful, automated, and resilient as our customers expect them to be. Our agile teams are charted to create the tools that help our employees do their best work and relentlessly improve our Claim Handling platforms.

Your Day

Every day in Claim Technology allows you the freedom to be open-minded, creative, and self-critical; you will also have the opportunity to be collaborative and communicative amongst other product managers and developers. You and your team will also have the autonomy to experiment, especially in the spirit of agile - do what works, try new things, and stop doing things that don’t work. Join us to constantly challenge yourself to learn as technology evolves.

Position Type:


Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer information System or Business Intelligence & Analytic field, or its equivalent in work experience, and 8+ years of data modeling and design experience.

  • Experience with ACORD Insurance Industry reference models

  • Experience or knowledge on data modeling that support Microservices

  • Knowledge of the Property/Casualty insurance business; Independent Agent and Broker Experience preferred;

  • Experience Implementing and Integrating Package Software products

  • Understanding of Data Management principles and methodologies

Physical Requirements:

Operates standard office equipment. Requires extended periods of computer use. Requires extended periods of sitting.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or its equivalent in work experience, and five years of programming/development experience.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.